Comparing Government Structures & Political Systems


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What does the structure of a government tell us?

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1. Which of the following words describes the way of doing things within a government?

2. Italy's use of politics to set up sports leagues is an example of which of the following?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will review the key concepts and definitions unique to comparative politics. Students will be tested on their understanding of government classifications and functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be quizzed on concepts and definitions in the following subjects:

  • Government classifications
  • The purpose of government
  • Governmental setup
  • American insistence on stability

Skills Practiced

This practice worksheet and quiz will employ the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about real life politics
  • Making connections - use understanding of politics in application to culture
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding comparative politics
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key words such as government function and structure

Additional Learning

For additional resources on Comparative Politics and Government, review the corresponding lesson, Comparing Government Structures & Political Systems. This lesson covers the following concepts:

  • What is comparative politics
  • By what three frameworks are governments classified
  • What is the difference between structure and function
  • What is political culture